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Dentist prescibed valium. Thought it was dangerous.?
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Dr. Mark Bornfeld
Dentistry
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In brief: All drugs risk...
Like any drug or therapy, there are potential risks and benefits.
That is why valium and other related drugs must be prescribed appropriately. Benzodiazepines can interact with other drugs, can cause sedation, and dependence. Long term use can lead to memory impairment. Still, valium and related drugs are useful and safe for management of anxiety when used wisely.

In brief: All drugs risk...
Like any drug or therapy, there are potential risks and benefits.
That is why valium and other related drugs must be prescribed appropriately. Benzodiazepines can interact with other drugs, can cause sedation, and dependence. Long term use can lead to memory impairment. Still, valium and related drugs are useful and safe for management of anxiety when used wisely.
Dr. Mark Bornfeld
Dr. Mark Bornfeld
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In brief: Yes it's dangerous!
Valium, like many other controlled substances, is dangerous.
That is why you cannot buy it over-the-counter. You need a prescription from a qualified medical professional. So if your dentist prescribed it, he or she concluded that it is probably safe for you in the dose that was recommended, for the purpose that it was intended.

In brief: Yes it's dangerous!
Valium, like many other controlled substances, is dangerous.
That is why you cannot buy it over-the-counter. You need a prescription from a qualified medical professional. So if your dentist prescribed it, he or she concluded that it is probably safe for you in the dose that was recommended, for the purpose that it was intended.
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